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A demonstrator displays a poster during an anti-war protest in Yangon, Burma, 12 May 2018, SAI AUNG MAIN/AFP/Getty Images

Yangon police disperse peace march in Burma

Nine people were arrested in a rally to raise awareness of the plight of internally displaced people in the country.

The late U Win Tin, a poet, journalist and political activist, is pictured in Rangoon, Burma, 27 August 2010, Jonas Gratzer/LightRocket via Getty Images

‘Blue Shirt Day’ as Burma remembers political prisoners

Dozens of political prisoners reportedly remain in jail

University students celebrate their recent graduation under the U Bein bridge in Amarapura, Mandalay region, Burma, 7 February 2017, Thierry Falise/LightRocket via Getty Images

Burma student protesters expelled for demanding larger education budget

This is the first case involving a student protest under the government headed by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.

A woman buys the final issue of The Cambodia Daily newspaper at a store along a street in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, September 4, 2017. , REUTERS/Samrang Pring

Immediate action needed to end attacks on democracy in Cambodia

IFEX members join 55 NGOs in an open call to the international community to reconvene the Paris Peace Conference in light of its 26th anniversary and worsening attacks on democracy in Cambodia.

Kem Ley, 4 June, 2016, AP/ASSOCIATED PRESS

Pressure mounts on Cambodia a year after Kem Ley’s killing

On the one-year anniversary of the death of popular Cambodian activist Kem Ley, civil society organisations from around the world reiterated their call for an independent inquiry.

A local journalist holds up an arm band supporting press freedom as he gathers with other journalists during the court appearance of a chief newspaper editor and a columnist in Yangon, Burma, 8 June 2017, AP Photo/Thein Zaw

Signature campaign launched for release of journalists in Burma

A signature campaign was launched on 30 June 2017 for the immediate release of all Burmese journalists who were arrested and charged under section 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law.

Information Minister Ye Htut speaks during a media forum at a hotel in Yangon, 18 September 2014, AP Photo/Khin Maung Win

Planning for the future of media development in Burma

It is important that a comprehensive media policy articulates a long-term vision for a vibrant, independent and accountable media in Burma.

Dr Than Htut Aung, CEO of Eleven Media Group, talks to journalists during a press briefing at a hotel in Yangon, 20 June 2015, AP Photo/Khin Maung Win

Deep concern over arrests of Eleven Media Group members

Mizzima Media Group is deeply concerned about the arrest and charging of Dr Than Htut Aung, CEO of the Eleven Media Group, and Wai Phyo, chief editor of Eleven Media Group.